L.A. City Government Tries To Regulate Uber, Sidecar, Lyft

Posted on October 25, 2013

AT ISSUE: What is a taxi and what is it not?

EDITORIAL: Angelenos have more options for getting around town than ever before, thanks to the arrival of services such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, whose drivers can be summoned with a smartphone app. But to some members of the City Council, that's a bad thing because the services aren't regulated the same way taxi companies are — by them, in other words.

Los Angeles Times Business editorial here

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